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Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis, but another haunts him

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis. It"s the second that haunts him.

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

GOP-run House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules

The Republican-led House approved sweeping legislation Thursday to undo much of former President Barack Obama's landmark banking law created after the 2008 economic crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 8th, 2017

Financial Crisis, Regulatory Agenda Shaped Obama"s Economic Legacy

President Barack Obama took office in the middle of a financial crisis with Corporate America .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 18th, 2017

Barack Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time

Obama reflected on his years in office and said the US is a country that has come back from economic crisis, wars and national tragedies.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 2nd, 2016

Obama says U.S. stands "shoulder to shoulder" with Greece

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the U.S. stood 'shoulder to shoulder' with Greece, acknowledging the crisis-hit country had made progress on economic adjustment, but had challenges ahead. It has been the policy of my administration to do everything.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 15th, 2016

Political Risk Analysis: Is Venezuela Now Entering A Full-Blown Political Crisis?

Venezuela is facing down a seemingly insurmountable mix of political and economic problems. The country’s economy is expected to contract by nearly 10% in 2016, inflation is spiraling out of control, and the government has not proposed any solution to t.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 28th, 2016

L.A. ballot measure would make housing affordability crisis worse, opponents" study finds

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Measure.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

Housing ballot measure would worsen affordability crisis, study funded by opponents concludes

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Mea.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

The Brexit Crisis Isn’t Over Yet

All doomsayers are wrong until they’re not. World authorities from President Barack Obama to International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde all warned the U.K. of economic disaster if it chose to leave the EU. But the first hard statistics comin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 23rd, 2016

Albert Edwards: The European Migrant Crisis Is A Disaster But Not For The Reasons You Think

Societe General’s perma-bear Albert Edwards is a widely read bank analyst because he looks at the world with an apparent mathematical mind, searching for truth and not considering politically restrictive niceties when providing economic analysis. In tra.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 22nd, 2016

Larry Summers Argues Big Banks Losing Value

Big banks are no safer now than they were before the financial crisis, according to a new analysis by a Harvard duo that includes former White House economic advisor Larry Summers. Not only does the paper assert that the possibility of a too-big-to-fail s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 15th, 2016

Venezuelan refugee crisis adds to Colombia"s growing challenges

Colombia was once the rising economic star of Latin America. Now it has a long list of challenges ? and the latest is an unprecedented refugee crisis......»»

Category: topSource: cnnFeb 22nd, 2018

Are Opioids Robbing the Workplace of Key Employees?

Among the observations in the 557-page Economic Report of the President and Council of Economic Advisors is the extent to which the opioid crisis has damaged the efficiency of the U.S. labor economy......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 22nd, 2018

Trump administration says it"s "concerned" about opioid crisis that "exploded" under Obamacare

Carlos Barria/Reuters President Donald Trump's Council of Economic Advisers released a report Wednesday on the administration's healthcare policies. In the report, the CEA noted that the increase in opioi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 21st, 2018

Trump Economic Report Blames Obama Policies for Slow Growth

Presid.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2018

Venezuela begins selling oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuela formally launched its new oil-backed cryptocurrency on Tuesday in an unconventional bid to haul itself out of a deepening economic crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 20th, 2018

Venezuela tries a cryptocurrency to solve its economic crisis

Venezuelan leaders face an unprecedented economic crisis, and their currency is almost worthless......»»

Category: topSource: moneyFeb 20th, 2018

Cash-scarce Venezuela sees boom in payment apps

People from vegetable sellers to taxi drivers have registered to use mobile payment applications to attract customers who do not have enough paper money, which is in short supply during the country's economic crisis. Matthew Larotonda reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 16th, 2018

Maldives crisis: No role for India in "domestic issue", says Yameen"s envoy

Maldives Economic Development Minister Mohamed Saeed also said that China's presence in the Indian Ocean was a 'reality' for all to see.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardFeb 16th, 2018

Solid Quant Score Make Lennar (LEN) a Buy at recent price of $59.34

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Lennar Corp's Buy recommendation is a result of a process of analysis that is proprietary and produced conclusions that were above average in 4 areas: an economic s.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceFeb 14th, 2018